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NURS512 – Hauora a-Hapori/Hauora in Communities

Module code
Module title
Hauora a-Hapori/Hauora in Communities
To develop an understanding of the concepts and contexts of population health, health promotion, primary healthcare, and hauora.
  • HL0902
  • HL7000
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Teaching and Learning Strategy
May include: Project-based Learning; Flipped Classroom; Blended Learning; Work-integrated Learning; Inclusive Practices.
Methods may include workshops and practical classes, tutorials, case-based learning, inquiry-based learning, group activities & discussion, supported online learning, practice simulation.
Learning Outcomes
1. Identify and apply concepts of population health, health promotion and primary healthcare nursing.
2. Examine discourses of health and socio-ecological determinants in Aotearoa New Zealand and international contexts and identify implications for primary healthcare practice.
3. Examine community health promotion in practice.
4. Identify key elements of effective collaboration, teamwork, community engagement and self-determination in health promotion.
Learning Outcome 1
Philosophy and principles of population health, health promotion and primary healthcare
Health systems and sustainable public health policy

Learning Outcome 2
Application of Te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi in health promoting practice
Sustainability – WHO goals, environmental, ecological, kaitiakitanga. Equitable environmental, economic, commercial and social conditions for communities
Social determinant approaches to improving hauora
Evidence-based practice and research approaches in population health, health promotion and primary healthcare

Learning Outcome 3
Prevention of communicable and non-communicable diseases
Whanau ora approaches

Learning Outcome 4
Principles and practice of community assessment
Interprofessional collaboration and teamwork in health promotion
Introduction to the nurse’s role in promoting hauora
Assessment Criteria
The portfolio is comprised of multiple components. Students need to provide evidence against all learning outcomes, complete 40 hours clinical practicum and gain 50% with a minimum mark of 40% in each part of the portfolio to pass this module.
Learning and Teaching Resource
An extended reading list will be supplied by the academic staff member at the commencement of the module. This will be updated annually.

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